Great infographic from Climadoor about the trade skills shortage and attitudes about the trades.
Striking variations in low carbon buildings performance revealed by performance gap review.
Read about the landmark Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, the tallest twin towers in the world.
Author and 'place-hacker' Bradley L. Garrett writes about the threat to city public spaces from corporatisation and redevelopment, with details about the first intervention event this weekend.
Relocating the British capital out of London would regenerate the regions, save money, and perhaps even rescue the UK itself, writes architect James Dunnett.
The President of Mexico opens new RSH+P tower in Mexico City.
Tokyo's Nakagin Capsule Tower is the first in a new weekly feature highlighting unusual building designs from around the world.
Can 'smartness' be measured, and what is the optimum size for a smart city?
Roberta Blackman-Woods MP says that Labour is 'fully supportive' of home-ownership aspirations, expresses hope that the Lords will tackle the 'very bad' Housing and Planning Bill, and vows to 'lobby strongly' for the reinstatement of the Zero Carbon Homes initiative.
Around the web
An article about the modernist enthusiasts in Sheffield and Manchester campaigning to secure Brutalist landmarks.
Newsnight video presents an animated vision of what London's skyline could look like in the near future with 250 new high rises.
Managing smart technology in buildings.
Take part in the NBS National BIM survey 2016.
Surge of buy-to-let investors pushes up house prices, new survey finds.
Winners are announced for the 2016 Building of the Year Awards.
Are 'mega cities' more alike than 'countries'?
Winners announced of an urban design competition to transform the cityscape of Paris.
The finalists are announced and voting open for the 2016 Building of the Year Award.
A newly-published manifesto for ethical materials sourcing.
The architects addressing the problem of flooding - Britain's first amphibious homes.
International Ethics Coalition opens a consultation on the draft international standard for professional ethics.
Government announces that contracts let for major transport infrastructure projects will now include new apprenticeship creation targets.
U&I complete 55 Percy Place, their first mixed-use development project in Dublin.
Five shortlisted concept designs unveiled for the extension of St. Hilda's College at Oxford University.
From China's new Jing-Jin-Ji hypercity to North-Saharan techno hubs, where are the world's newest cities?
France to pave 1,000km of road with solar panels.
Rogers, Stirk, Harbour Partners among the firms in the shortlist for the MacEwen Award for projects designed with the common good in mind.
New free guidance is published on the selection, design, construction and maintenance of livestock manure and silage storage systems.
In the wake of the BBC's expose, CSCS and CITB revoke 4,615 skills cards.
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